Atiyyah Khan is an arts journalist, archivist, selector, record collector and events-curator from Johannesburg, based in Cape Town. Since 2007, she has documented arts and culture and been published in major newspapers across South Africa. She was the 2010 Pulitzer Fellowship recipient for her Masters studies at the University of Southern California.
Atiyyah is also the co-founder of music collective Future Nostalgia, which hosts gigs around Cape Town. As DJ El Corazon, her sets explore music beyond boundaries forming connections that link South Africa to the rest of the world.
She has also experimented with self-publishing; her latest zine titled Bismillah references Islam and music in Africa. Currently, she is the Arts and Culture Journalist for online publication, The New Frame.